The once booming Irish economy shakes the EU

Businesses closing, families losing their homes, broken marriages and an increasing number of Irish citizens that wish to leave the country is what is seen in the so-called Irish “tiger”, that this week had to accept help from its European neighbors to save its banks and prevent a further financial collapse. What happened to the […]
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EU criticizes Iran’s UN statements regarding 9-11

– Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stated at the UN that there was a US “plot” behind the 9-11 terrorist attacks and that most people believe the U.S. orchestrated the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. “The Iranian president’s statement that USA was somehow responsible for the 9-11 attacks or that most Americans think that’s the case is outrageous and […]
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EU threatens France with legal action over gypsies

– The European Union on Tuesday changed its position regarding French policy on expulsion of the Roma gypsy community announcing it will open an infringement procedure against France for discrimination. A memo from the French Interior Ministry, dated August 5, recently made public, in which it specifically asks the police to dismantle the Roma camps, […]
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EU doubles its growth forecasts for 2010

– The new EU growth forecast goes hand in hand with the recovery of world economy and specially the growth of Germany. “Economic recovery in the European Union, although still fragile, is progressing at a faster pace than previously expected,” stated EU executive in the autumn economic forecast report. The EU executive hopes that the […]
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Europeans in favor of stronger EU economic governance

– 75% of Europeans think that strengthening economic and financial policies coordination between EU Member States is an effective tool against economic crisis, according to a Eurobarometer survey published today by the European Commission (EC). The survey, conducted last May during the euro crisis, also reveals that 72% of Europeans support that the European Union […]
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Belarus cuts gas supply and affects EU

– Belarus cut on Tuesday Russian gas transfers to Europe amid a dispute over debts with Moscow, while the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko spoke of a “gas war” recalling the dispute between the two countries in 2009. The European Union said that Lithuania, Poland and Germany were affected by the outage, although Russia did not […]
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